ADRIANA NGAU
San Mateo - California - adrianangau.com
E: hello@adrianangau.com

Education

CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY San Luis Obispo
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, ART & DESIGN, GRAPHIC DESIGN CONCENTRATION
MINOR, GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
Graduated Spring 2010
GPA: 3.8, Magna Cum Laude

Experience

FREELANCE DESIGN California | 2010 – present
•Doremus (September 2016 – current)
•Confluent (January 2016 – March 2017)
•Grey
•Clari
•WhatWeOrder
•Samsung
•Vantage Media
•barrettSF
•MuseBrands
•Sencha
•Sequence
•Pereira & O'Dell
•Interbrand
•Williams-Sonoma
•Kensington Computer Group
•Landor Associates

Clients include: Adobe, Beach Park, Corning, Dignity Health, UC Irvine Health, Coors, Disney, Intel, Kensington, Peet's, Pottery Barn Kids, PPG, Mattel, Sencha, TiVo, Samsung KNOX, The Cheesecake Factory, HealthPlans.com, Norton, SunEdison, Graffigna, Hyatt Regency

DOREMUS San Francisco, California | September 2016 – Present
I work primarily on Intel as an Art Director / Digital Designer. Work ranges from presentations, infographics, to social media (Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/Twitter). Other clients include Corning Gorilla Glass and PPG.

CONFLUENT Palo Alto, California | January 2016 – March 2017
Design for both print and digital (marketing collateral, trade-show booths, presentations, banner ads, email, landing pages, and social). Designed all signage and presentations for Kafka Summit 2016. Helped develop brand guidelines for both internal and external usage.

SENCHA Redwood City, California | May 2013 – Jun 2014
I was brought on to create conference materials for SenchaCon 2013, which included all signage (column wraps, feather banners, etc.) and their Keynote presentation. Following the conference, I stayed on to work on various marketing materials for their website and blog, including The State of HTML5 Development in the Enterprise.

INTERBRAND San Francisco, California | November 2011 – February 2013
Conceptualization and design development for the rebranding of Dignity Health and UC Irvine Health systems; executed a consistent visual style across a variety of media ensuring brand consistency across all materials; worked closely with creative directors and strategists to create presentations that aligned with strategic goals. Clients included Disney, HP, Adobe, and Intel.

LANDOR ASSOCIATES San Francisco, California | July 2010 – February 2011
Developed and refined primary and secondary packaging for MillerCoors; worked on brand identity, collateral, and presentation materials to support brand strategy for clients such as AMD, Chevron, Disney, and Del Monte

CDM TECHNOLOGIES San Luis Obispo, California | June 2009 – June 2010
Revamped icons and graphics for a next-generation load-planning system for the Department of Defense
Conceptualized and implemented logos and splash screens for a variety of new products

VIZ MEDIA, LLC San Francisco, California | July – September 2008
Interned in the Creative Department to assist designers in meeting their deadlines
Created layouts for books, advertisement and other media; collected assets for projects

Skills

GRAPHIC: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop
OFFICE: Keynote, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher, Keynote
FINE ARTS: Digital and Film photography, use of darkroom equipment, traditional drawing and painting methods
PLATFORM: Working knowledge of both Windows and Macintosh
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English (native), Chinese (native), Spanish (intermediate)

Activities

AIGA: THE PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DESIGN Cal Poly | 2007 – present
Student Chapter Member and Graphic Designer

CLUB 34: ART AND DESIGN CLUB Cal Poly | 2005 – 2010
Student Member

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL VOLUNTEER San Mateo, California | 2001 – present
Tutoring of students at Sunnybrae Elementary School and assistant to teachers

Honors

GDUSA: AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARDS | 2012
Dignity Health Collateral System, Interbrand

AIGA SF ENRICHMENT SCHOLARSHIP NOMINEE Cal Poly | May 2010
One of three nominated by staff to be in the running for the AIGA SF scholarship

CHRISTOPHER FRAIR SCHOLARSHIP Cal Poly | June 2009 – 2010
Single recipient; awarded by staff for extracurricular activities associated with the curriculum

ANNUAL JURIED STUDENT EXHIBITION Cal Poly | May 2010, 2009
2 design pieces accepted into show juried by design professionals Dana Johnston, Erik Marinovich,
and Kristina Newhouse; 3 design pieces accepted previous year juried by Connie Hwang and Laura Meyer

ASPEN DESIGN CHALLENGE Cal Poly | Fall 2008
One of four students selected by faculty to participate in international design competition by AIGA

DEAN’S LIST Cal Poly | 2005 – 2010